Photo of San Marzano tomatoes

Freshly picked San Marzano tomatoes!

If you’re wondering what fruits/veggies and plants can grow in southern Nevada, visit the Research Center & Demonstration Orchard. They grow peaches, pears, apples, tomatoes, plums and much more.

The Center is located at 4600 Horse Dr., North Las Vegas and is open to the public from 8 a.m. to Noon on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Master Gardeners are on hand to answer questions and conduct tours.

 

Children need help in learning which foods are healthy for their bodies.Traffic Signal
Many children identify foods by taste. If a food tastes good it must be good for you!
However, some foods that taste good are not very healthy for our bodies. So choose foods that taste good and are also good for you!
Healthy foods include fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meats and low-fat dairy products.
Read all about Go Slow and Whoa foods!

Free Childcare Provider training scheduled

July 21: Unlocking the Mysteries of Positive Guidance

Nevada Registry logoLearn ways to help children develop socially and emotionally through positive guidance.

Topics include: Understanding children, creating environments that prevent guidance problems and guidance skills that promote positive behavior.

The training will be held at the Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Rd. LV, Nev. from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Participants must pre-register via email to Sara Wright or Cathy Peshlakai.

Include your first and last name and the class title and date you wish to attend. You will receive an email response to confirm your registration. We do not accept phone registration or walk-ins.

For more information visit the CCPT Facebook page or the Nevada Registry. Limited space available. Registration is required to reserve a space. Please, no children.

All training is approved by Nevada Registry.

 

Pile of soilIf you’re curious about the soil in your yard, Angela O’Callaghan, social horticulturist, will help you analyze your soil.

For this hands-on class all participants are asked to bring a bag of soil from their yard to test.

Due to the hands-on nature of this class, class size is limited.

Homeowners and other interested parties are welcome to attend.

Class space is limited to 15 and pre-registration is required.